Children's perception of foreign-accented words.

@article{Bent2014ChildrensPO,
  title={Children's perception of foreign-accented words.},
  author={Tessa Bent},
  journal={Journal of child language},
  year={2014},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={1334-55}
}
The acoustic-phonetic realizations of words can vary dramatically depending on a variety of within- and across-talker characteristics such as regional dialect, native language, age, and gender. Robust word learning requires that children are able to recognize words amidst this substantial variability. In the current study, perception of foreign-accented words was assessed in four- to seven-year-old children to test how one form of variability influences word recognition in children. Results… CONTINUE READING

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